Dental Profession

3D Printing for Dentistry

Is 3D Printing Ready for the Dental Industry?

Prosthetic arms, keychains and spare keys, shipping pallets, monkey wrenches, web camera covers, shoes, plate ware, cars, even full-size office buildings – truly, the items you can make with a 3D printer seem to be limited only by imagination. That’s because instead of taking a...

George Washington's Teeth

The Truth Behind Washington’s Teeth

The Yuba City Dentistry Group maintains a comprehensive understanding of dentistry so we can provide you with the best care. This includes an accurate knowledge about the history of dentistry. A favorite story from dental lore involves the first president of the United States, George...

What is PST

What is Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST)?

At some point, you might hear a colleague or coworker say they are stepping out to get pinhole treatment on their gums. What’s that? Well, they aren’t talking about some new body piercing. Instead, they are getting a new procedure to improve oral health. It...

Treatment for Antibiotic Tooth Stains

Treatment for Antibiotic Tooth Stains

Tetracycline is an antibiotic with a long history in medicine. Since the 1940's, variations of tetracycline have been developed to preserve its effectiveness as a reliable treatment for bacterial infections. These variants include minocycline and doxycycline. For a long time, these three antibiotics were all...

There are ways to improve your dental appointment for everyone.

Make Your Dental Team Smile

Ideas for a More Pleasant Dental Appointment Our Yuba City family dental clinic does our best to impress our clients with the best service possible. Therefore, we strive for an exceptionally clean and organized office. Likewise, our dentist and hygienist thoroughly prepare everyday for a variety...

The narwhal's tusk is actually a very long and sensitive tooth.

Dentists Curate Smithsonian Exhibit

The American Dental Association recently reported on dentists working with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to curate a special exhibit about the narwhal and its tusk. Unlike horns, which are an outgrowth of the skull, tusks are actually teeth adapted for specialized animal...

Streptococcus bacteria can be both helpful and harmful, depending on the species.

Probiotics to Prevent Toothache

A recent study conducted at the University of Florida reported that taking a probiotic pill containing a previously unidentified form of Streptococcus bacteria, now named A12, fights the toothache causing bacteria Streptococcus mutans. That might sound a little disturbing to most of us! Bacteria pills...

Oral Surgery

Have a Stress Free Dental Appointment!

It's normal to have some anxiety right before a dental appointment. Even a regular exam and cleaning makes some patients feel as if they have “test anxiety.” Don't worry! Our Yuba City dentist and hygienists are not here to judge or compare you to other...

Oral Biopsy

Oral Surgery Answers

Common Questions Explained by the Yuba City Dentistry Group It's likely you have many questions if our Yuba City dental professionals have recommended oral surgery. We understand — few patients like to hear that they need more time in a dental chair, especially when recovery is...

First Dental Exam is offered by our Yuba City family dentist

What Your Saliva Says About You

A blood test reveals a wealth of information about the status of our health, but did you know your saliva can do the same? Saliva is called “the mirror of the body” by the American Dental Association, and for good reason. Many different types of...